Ground Water Levels

Water Levels
Click on a radio button below to change the map to the network of interest. Radio buttons in the DWR Active Network filter the map by aquifer. Clicking on a map county creates a table of wells. Links produce tables of well information as specified.
Browse the entire statewide DWR Active Network, or wells in counties starting with: A, B, C, D, E, F, G, H, I, J, L, M, N, O, P, R, S, T, U, W, Y, Z , or wells by aquifer: All, Surficial, Upper Tertiary, Yorktown, Castle Hayne, Beaufort, Peedee, Black Creek, Upper Cape Fear, Lower Cape Fear, Lower Cretaceous, Bedrock || Download text file: active, inactive (tab delimited) || Telemetry Equipped Wells
Active DWR Network wells are distributed as shown on map. Click on the county of interest.
State map with well locations
Browse the entire statewide DWR Inactive Network, or wells in counties starting with: A, B, C, D, E, F, G, H, I, J, L, M, N, O, P, R, S, T, U, W, Y, Z
Browse the statewide USGS-DEQ Active Cooperative NetworkReal-time Data
Browse the statewide USGS-DEQ Inactive Cooperative Network
Browse the southern coastal plain USGS-LRCOG Inactive Cooperative NetworkSCP Project Page
Browse the USGS-Brunswick County Cooperative NetworkBrunswick Project Page
Browse the USGS-Camp Lejeune Inactive Cooperative NetworkCamp LeJeune Project Page
Browse the USGS-Catawba Wateree Cooperative NetworkCatawba Wateree Project Page
Browse the USGS-Miscellaneous Network
Browse the Orange County Network Operated by the Orange County Department of Environment, Agriculture, Parks & Recreation2013, 2012, 2011 Annual Reports
Browse the Guilford County Network Operated by the Guilford County Department of Public Health 2007 Report
Search DWR Network for: in the name or quad fields (quad format is ZZ999Z -- insert spaces for missing characters)
DWR personnel recognize that we can not possibly monitor enough wells state-wide to answer all the water quantity or quality related questions, so we encourage county governments and others to develop local monitoring well networks. If they choose, those network coordinators can store their monitoring data in our data base system. If that is of interest please contact the Division for more information. If you have initiated that process already, you may enter the data processing area following this link.
ground water branch symbolThese databases are "works-in-progress" and are made available to the general public after best efforts to screen out errors -- but we may have missed a few. We encourage everyone who uses this data to help us check for mistakes or omissions (email us if you find problems). Also, please contact us if you would like to donate information to be incorporated in our databases. The "quad" designation definition and a conversion program between latitude & longitude, state plane and quad is available. All latitudes and longitudes are in decimal degree format and GPSed wells use NAD 83 (horizontal) and NAVD88 (vertical). Ground water climatic response is best seen in the Drought Indicator Wells subset of the network. Access geophysical logs, aquifer characteristics, and hydrogeology databases or the main database access page. Individual maps for the DWR well sites are available as pdf files (using county and site links above). Combined county location maps and well site maps are also available in pdf files.
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